School of Humanities

Students Construct Cardboard City to Raise Money for Second Harvest Food Bank

Sixteen student groups built cardboard homes as part of the Cardboard City fundraiser at Penn State Behrend.Joseph Helbling’s alarm went off at 2:30 a.m. The internal debate immediately began.

“When you wake up at 2:30, it’s easier to hit snooze than it is to roll out of bed and come here for your shift,” he said.

November 16: Choirs of Penn State Behrend to Perform 'Dona nobis pacem'

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"Dona nobis pacem," the fall concert from the Choirs of Penn State Behrend, will be performed on Sunday, Nov. 16.A performance of Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” will headline this year’s Penn State Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir’s fall concert.

November 18: Dr. Wendy Manning to Discuss Intimate Partner Violence

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Intimate partner violence is most prevalent among young adults, but what causes this serious — but preventable — health problem to develop?

November 12: Sonic Escape Performs in The Logan Series

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Sonic Escape will perform in the Logan Series when it returns to Behrend on Wednesday, Nov. 12.What do you get when you take three Juilliard graduates, equip them with a flute, violin and cello, and throw in some wicked dance moves and honest candor?

Daredevils with instruments. Or, to be more precise, Sonic Escape, the next performers in Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

October 23: "Trans 101" Presentation with Helen Boyd

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Helen Boyd will discuss transgender issues on Thursday, Oct. 23, at Penn State Behrend.For more than a decade, Helen Boyd has been a leader and advocate when it comes to transgender issues. She voices her opinions through her blog as well as her memoirs, “My Husband Betty” and “She’s Not the Man I Married.”

December 12: YPC Erie to Perform 'Wondrous Love'

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The Young People's Chorus of Erie will perform their annual winter concert on Friday, December 12.

Love, like snow, the cold and mistletoe, is synonymous with the holiday season.

The Young People’s Chorus of Erie hopes to emphasize that love this winter through “Wondrous Love,” this year’s holiday concert from northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program.

Sarah Taylor, M.A.

Administrative Support Assistant
Office Location: 
170 Kochel
Phone: 
(814) 898 6151

Javier Vazquez-D'Elia, Ph.D.

Lecturer in Political Science
Office Location: 
#9 CH Annex 1
Phone: 
(814) 898 6531